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Blue Toe Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Blue Toe Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.355.350.454.500.200
C14.907.617.249
Unique ID
D018438
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018438
Scope Note
A condition that is caused by recurring atheroembolism in the lower extremities. It is characterized by cyanotic discoloration of the toes, usually the first, fourth, and fifth toes. Discoloration may extend to the lateral aspect of the foot. Despite the gangrene-like appearance, blue toes may respond to conservative therapy without AMPUTATION, SURGICAL.
Previous Indexing
Embolism (1976-1994)
Toes/blood supply (1976-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2022/07/15
Blue Toe Syndrome Preferred
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